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Dec 31, 2010 7:00am EST
and chris christie. i still think chris christie may be dragged into this presidential race. >> what, as a vice presidential nominee or presidential? >> presidential. >> that's all because this is a guy who doesn't take any gruff. this is a guy who if you challenge him on teacher's contracts, challenge him on the tough decisions he's had to make as governor, he'll tell you to your face, screw you. i have a job to do. if you don't like it, tough. i think people respond to that because at least there's a politician who is willing to, one, tell them the truth, and two, make the tough decision and stand by it. >> even frank rich, mike, had nice things to say about chris christie. at least he fights for what he believes in. his performance on "60 minutes" was as compelling a performance by a relevant american politician that i can remember in a decade at least. >> you know, we've had him here at least a dozen times. he gets enormous reaction on youtube. the "60 minutes" piece. he does it with the same authenticity as the guy at the diner you're having a conversation with. he has a state w
Dec 25, 2010 7:30pm EST
and suffered through the collapse of the majority in the house. >> best politician. >> chris christie of new jersey, shopping budgets left and right, and 50% support and wanted by republicans to come and speak for them all over america. and may be a vice presidential nominee. >> el floor? >> john bohner. ben in the congress since 1990 part of the gingrich revolution, slipping and sliding and he has inherited the speakership and so far he has done a pretty good job, incorporating the new red hot tea party people, with the corporate republicans. >> monica? >> i will give it to the entire republican party. which was left for dead and called a desiccated relic after the 2008 elections but they have since made like obama care to tax increases. >> i will give it to bill clinton. looking better and better for his legacy and if he was out there selling obama's programs the last year, i think obama would have done better. >> the best politician of 2010, scott brown, a republican who won the vacant senate seat led by the beloved deceased ted kennedy. and beat coakley 52-47, a 120,000 vote margin. a st
Dec 30, 2010 10:00am EST
chris christie has been vacationing in disney land. there he is with his suit on. his lieutenant governor is vacationing in mexico. let's bring in our company former presidential candidate pat buchanan. former democratic congressman from texas, martin frost and the "daily beast" shashawna walsh. good morning. what a contrast. politicians getting out the shovels and on the other hand, they're vacationing and standing behind podiums in suits. in bloomberg's case showing a profound lack of understanding of what normal people are going through. pat, are they being too hard on the bloombergs and the christies of the world? >> i don't think so, quite frankly. mayor bloomberg, i think if you take a look at him, he had national ambitions maybe to run for president as a third party candidate based upon his competence as mayor of new york. >> chris christie, a rising star in the republican party. >> and chris christie, you're exactly right and i think if i were christie i would have gotten back home some way. but i think bloomberg, the idea that he sort of a billionaire and elitist and doe
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Dec 27, 2010 12:00am EST
considered a likely candidate could well run and well win. i saw chris christy at a dinner and told him i thought he should think about running and i told him a friend of mine came up with a slogan for his campaign. a big man for a big job. he is good natured. i saw him muttering to his aide, don't let kristol near me again. >> i think chris christy, paul ryan, rick perry, the governor of texas. >> chris: all almost of them on this show have said they are not going to run for president but we all know that doesn't mean anything. let me ask you, nina, about somebody who i think most people consider to be the frontrunner although not necessarily a strong one and that is mitt romney. the question i have is how strong a frontrunner and how big a problem for romney his healthcare reform plan that he did as governor of massachusetts? >> it is a problem. something that people raise all the time when you raise mitt romney's name. in the same way that he has baggage, everybody else has baggage. talk about all of the frontrunners. talking about timing, you were talking about seems so early to open
Dec 23, 2010 4:00pm EST
. perhaps the most interesting candidate is chris christie, who was able to hover around 50%, support and a sharp tongue. karen finney, mike duhaime, is he going to run? >> nobody told me governor christie's going to run. he said he's not going to run. he says what he believes. people have seen that. he's not going to run and people should take him at that. >> i have to say, i have some sympathy for governor christie, having worked for a couple of people where there were suspicions about whether they were going to run. i don't want him to kill himself. it's shaping up to be a very interesting field and a field that shows the despairty and where the fault lines are. if you believe that sarah palin is going to run, this is a very different kind of candidate than haley barbour, who probably isn't going to run. >> in terms of governor christie as an example, i think republicans are looking for somebody with specific examples and it's a wide open field. >> sarah palin? you think she's going to run? >> my guess would be she's not. >> 17% say sarah palin could win the gop. mitt romney is one
Dec 7, 2010 4:00am EST
chris christy. and gates just spoke out on a "don't ask, don't tell" repeal. you're watching "the ed show" on msnbc. "rachel maddow," she'll be back here tomorrow night. recently a whole new kind of cloud came to st. cloud, minnesota. >>> and welcome back to a special edition of "the ed show." i'm ed brandon in for rachel maddow. she'll be back tomorrow night. battleground story in this segment. there is not a single american out there who won't be untouch beside think tax compromise the president just announced hours ago. >> i have no doubt that everyone will find something in this compromise that they don't like. in fact there are things in there that i don't like, namely, the extension of the tax cuts for the wealthiest americans and the wealthiest estates. but these tax cuts will expire in two years. >> well, the wealthiest people in the country will continue to make out like bandits for at least the next two years. the president i think is punning to the next election, but i wonder if he is willing to have the fight in two years, or are we going to be back to the same old conver
Dec 25, 2010 12:30pm PST
has to be the most charismatic. most charismatic new jersey governor chris christie, a tell it like it is kind of guy and single-handedly took on the state's teacher's union and got a lot of democrats to go along with him to try to get the budget under control by cutting spending, not raising taxes. >> clarence? >> all good picks. i will pick marco rubio, like pat. we're agreeing much too much today but when i heard the acceptance speech, it reminded me of obama 2004, democratic convention, and no wonder people are excited about him. >> and the most charismatic, it is obviously george clooney. exhibiting generosity, leadership, notably this year's globe trotting for the u.n. as a special envoy dealing with human ri >>> okay. bummest rap. pat? >> the firing of general stanley mcchrystal, a soldier- soldier over some silly interview with comments in rolling stone. >> right on. >> eleanor? >> the islamic cultural center in new york is a terrorist threat. bum rap. >> monica? >> bummest rap, the g.o.p. is the party of no. actually they were the party of stop, stop spending, stop governme
Dec 26, 2010 4:00pm PST
is not considered a likely candidate right now could one and win. i saw chris christie in new york at a dinner and i said i thought he should think about running but he said no chance. i said a friend of mine had a slogan for the campaign. "a big man for a big job." he likes that, i think. he muttered to an aide, "never come near me again." [ laughter chris christie, rick perry, governor of texas, people not on the list -- >> chris: almost all of them on this show said they are not going to run for president. we know that doesn't necessarily mean anything. let me ask you about somebody i think it's fair to say most people consider to be the front runner, although not necessarily a strong one. mitt romney. the question: how strong a front-runner and how big a problem for romney is healthcare reform plan he did as the governor of massachusetts? >> it's a problem. it's something that people raise all the time. when you raise mitt romney's name. it's a problem. in the same way that he has baggage, i think everybody else has baggage. if you look at all the front-runners, you are talking about timing goin
Dec 1, 2010 4:00am EST
in 2012 and chris christie has to crack open his piggy bank. you are watching "the ed show" on msnbc. stay with us. we are right back. >>> welcome back to "the ed show." battle ground story tonight, 800,000 jobless americans will be left out in the cold tonight, that is when the federal unemployment extension will expire, which will cut off help to 800,000 americans. by the end of next month it would be 200 million americans. the numbers are 800,000 tonight and another tier is going to lose at the end of december, which would be 2 million. numbers, real numbers, real people, real families. these folks will head into the holiday season not knowing if they are going able to make rent, put food on the table, buy a christmas present for their kid. the list goes on and on. republicans are blocking a benefits extension as they cry about how billionaires need more tax cuts. it really is disgusting there's no evidence out there saying these tax cuts this tax rate staying in place is going to increase the job market at all. the average unemployment check, keep in mind is a meager $290 a week. that'
Dec 6, 2010 6:00pm EST
of the progressive caucus, congressman keith ellison will react. >>> governor chris christie of new jersey, his war on teachers is getting uglier. he just verbally destroyed and completely humiliatined another teacher in public. nice guy. i'll show you the shocking tape and the top educator in new jersey will teach him a lesson coming up later. >>> the tea party has a dandy of an idea for caribou barbie. they want our favorite northern psycho talker to take over the rnc. sounds like a harebrain scheme to me. it might be brain surgery after all. that coming up in the playbook. >>> this is the story that is breaking. it's the story that has me fired up tonight. at this hour, the presidency of barack obama i think is at a cross roads. the majority of american people want tax cuts for those who are earn $250,000 a year to expire. now, the majority of the house, the majority of the senate voted for bills which do just that. once again, mitch mcconnell and the millionaire republican obstructionists in the senate blocked what the american people want over the weekend. senator bob menendez hammered the rep
Dec 6, 2010 9:00pm EST
. >>> plus, i'm calling out the bully across the governor. new jersey governor chris christy. and gates just spoke out on a "don't ask, don't tell" repeal. you're watching "the ed show" on msnbc. "rachel maddow," she'll be back here tomorrow night. ♪ ♪ [ male announcer ] here's hoping you find something special in your driveway this holiday. ♪ [ santa ] ho ho ho! [ male announcer ] get an exceptional offer on the mercedes-benz you've always wanted at the winter event going on now. and stay connected with three years of mbrace service complimentary. >>> and welcome back to a special edition of "the ed show." i'm ed brandon in for rachel maddow. á@q(q back tomorrow night. battleground story in this segment. there is not a single american out there who won't be untouch beside think tax compromise the president just announced hours ago. >> i have no doubt that everyone will find something in this compromise that they don't like. in fact there are things in there that i don't like, namely, the extension of the tax cuts for the wealthiest americans and the wealthiest estates. but these tax
Dec 7, 2010 12:00am EST
, new jersey governor chris christie. he's in the playbook. and defense secretary gates just spoke out on a "don't ask, don't tell" repeal. you're watching "the ed show" on msnbc. rachel maddow, she'll be back here tomorrow night. who's your someone? campbell's healthy request can help. low cholesterol, zero grams trans fat, and a healthy level of sodium. it's amazing what soup can do. we've saved people a lot of money on car insurance. feels nice going into the holidays. ohhhh.... will you marry me? oooh, helzberg diamonds. yeah, well he must have saved some money with geico. reminds me of the gecko mating call. really? how does that go? shoo be doo be doo. geico. 15 minutes could save you 15% or more on car insurance. >>> and welcome back to a special edition of "the ed show." i'm ed schultz in for rachel maddow tonight. she'll be back tomorrow night. battleground story in this segment. there is not a single american out there who won't be untouched by this tax compromise the president just announced hours ago. >> i have no doubt that everyone will find something in this compromise t
Dec 28, 2010 6:00pm EST
? >>> and snowstorms are big tests for politician and new jersey governor chris christie failed that test. he is getting hammed forestaying at disney world as his residents recovered from an enormous snowstor snowstorm. haley barbour goes fund-raisers, games, taken from mississippi taxpayers on his private jet. that is outrageous hypocrisy, is that? >> pass the smell test, say if you are outrage about the spending of mississippi taxpayers on haley barbour's travel, are you outraged for instance the first lady of the united states, michelle obama, couldn't wait 48 hours for her husband, who ultimately delayed his travel to hawaii for their christmas vacation, takes off on a separate flight at additional taxpayer expenses and i think -- >> going to a fund-raiser? >> we all the to be going -- >> was she going to a fund-raiser and was she going to a fund-raiser and was she claiming to be like hayley barbour, my god, i care so much about the people's money unless i'm using it on my own private jet? >> first of all this is obviously an issue for mississippi taxpayers, they are going to need to deci
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Dec 13, 2010 4:00pm EST
a certain new jersey governor as in chris christi, not over things that matter but over the governor's weight at question and answers held in washington, dc, media chris says of the governor, that he and i quote, "should not wear white shirts and says that the governor musting 300-plus pounds and it is something he has to deal with because and i quote, "you are not going to say i will cut the budget, well, how about starting with supper and other such cheap shots. how about you starting with tax? like the fact that so-called fat governor has cut the budget. i live in new jersey so i should know. balancing the first year all by cutting out the fat you abort without the -- the fat you support and just because you can dye your hair does not mean you can dye the truth, but he is eating his critics alive and putting his fit predecessor to shame because while more corzine could have cut a fine form he never cut spending. and ballooned the state department and eating up every last taxpayer dollar, and it is remarkable to me that those who delight in pointing out someone's girth as if it is
Dec 28, 2010 5:00pm EST
politician under fire. in neighboring new jersey, mayor chris christie, a rising star in the republican party gained attention on the fact that he's on vacation while the state is hit with a blizzard. and the lieutenant governor was vacationing as well, leaving the state in the hands of the state senate president. >> they've both been gone. shouldn't they be taking care of the state. >> it's hard for me to talk bad about the governor because he's one of the greatest governors we've ever had. but i'm sure he's been in communication and the state's getting cleaned up. >> the governor's office answered criticism saying the response to the storm is the same as it would be in other circumstances, adding, we are a northeastern state and we get plenty of snow, including heavy hits like this. and we'll get through this just as we always have. >>> another politician in new jersey is getting ail tension. he's gaining attention because he's apparently taking requests -- plow requests by his twitter account and in some cases by his responses, he looks like he's gone out and helped dig people out. >> one
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Dec 14, 2010 1:00pm EST
? "kelly's court" takes that one on. it's no secret new jersey governor chris christie is a heavy set man. but some recent fat cracks have crossed the line according to some. governor mike huckabee is up next with what's behind this battle of the bulge. >> judging our leaders by the clothing. greatness is not defined by who you are, but how you look. that's racism with a scale. map @ñÑÑ÷ç]/wçó/>v@ÑÑ]o [ male announcer ] if you've had a heart attack caused by a completely blocked artery, another heart attack could be lurking, waiting to strike. a heart attack that's caused by a clot, one that could be fatal. but plavix helps save lives. plavix, taken with other heart medicines, goes beyond what other heart medicines do alone, to provide greater protection against heart attack or stroke and even death by helping to keep blood platelets from sticking together and forming dangerous clots. ask your doctor if plavix is right for you. protection that helps save lives. certain genetic factors and some medicines, such as prilosec, reduce the effect of plavix leaving you at greater ri
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Dec 18, 2010 2:00pm EST
to take on the public unions. the teachers union just as they did with chris christy in new jersey, taking ads with cuomo, and they're looking to run counter ads to those, this is an unprecedented turn. >> paul: kim, one of the issues here, the states aren't going to get more money from washington, are they? i mean, the stimulus spending, hundreds of billions really for the states, that's done, that's fot coming again. >> right, no, you might call this the one small political upside of this recession, is as joe says, money has run out and focused public attention on this and look the numbers here are astonishing, since the beginning of 2008 the private sector has lost 8 million jobs, but the government, state, local and federal added 600,000 positions and the-- 600,000 and the average federal employee earns $123,000 in pay and benefits, twice what the private sector employee gets and they are in programs that private sector employees have not seen in ages, things like fully funded pensions and so, you're seeing public outrage over this as well, which is driving it, and in particular, the m
Dec 10, 2010 7:00pm EST
governors, you ask them for an example, they point to chris christie. he's become a national model. does mayor booker think that's a good thing or bad thing? >> the cult of personality of politics, i'm not going to get into. he is a friend. he lies the jets. i like the giants. but the reality is when it comes to solving problems, i'm happy to have a governor that's saying, wait a minute, we have real, national problems here we're not talking at because nobody wants to hear bad news and right now, i think it's almost an obligation of executive leaders, republican or democr democrat, to tell the truth. for example, we have trillions of dollars of unfunded pension liableties. these are not going to go away. you can be a very successful politician by not talking at it. eventually, you're going to be pushing things off and we're all going to fall off a cliff. we've got to start getting away from partisan conversation, speculation about who's going to run for president and look at where we are now and how do we protect our democracy. the american democracy, this great noble experment is going
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Dec 3, 2010 12:00am EST
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Dec 12, 2010 9:00pm EST
to shock everybody. >> new jersey's new gorn nor chris christie made it clear it would not be politics as usual in the garden state. >> they believer in bigger government higher taxes and more spending. i believe in less government, lower taxes and empowering local officials who were elected by their citizens to be able to fix their problems. that may lead to a disagreement or two. >> two months later another bolt out of a blue state. >> scott brown was a republican running to fill the late ted kennedy seat in massachusetts. >> brown may not have been a vengsnal conservative but if he were elected the president would lose their fill buster majority in the senate. that could derail the healthcare bill. >> scott brown was a tablth kel test. they called their friends in massachusetts the donations and people were so jazzed about trying to help stop obama care through this one massachusetts race. >> scott brown's shocking victory did not kill the bill as they hoped. >> we will pole vault in if that doesn't work we will parachute in but we are going to get healthcare reform passed. >> democ
Dec 20, 2010 6:00am EST
? >> icory was the elected officials on the show. he's getting things done by working with chris christie. it's the no labels approach to getting things done. i applaud the group. >> one of the great lines -- >> mayor booker. >> he's a wonderful guy. one of the big lies about what the no labels people are doing is saying they are seeking out the mushy middle. listen, we had joe mansion on who made tough choices in west virginia. and we had -- there are a lot of people there who aren't looking for the mushy middle and this show too. people come on. they talk and get along. every day we don't seek mushy middle. we are brutal on the president's afghanistan policy. brutal on this republican and obama tax cut. we say social security needs to go up over time. the same thing for medicare. you can go down the list. you can take controversial stands and be respectful of other people. >> there lies the difference between frank rich's criticism and rush limbaugh's. rich speaks to an admitted elite. rush limbaugh has 38 million listeners that recommend a large swath of americans, not just republicans. i
Dec 6, 2010 6:00am EST
't happen often. >> fran ch rich writes in the "sunday times." he talks about chris christie's leadership and that a lot of folks may not agree with him. the cliche criticisms of obama are from the left that he is a naive centrist, not the audacious liberal that democrats thought they were getting and from the right he's a socialist out to impose government on every corner of american life. but the real problem is that he's so indistinct, no one across the entire political spectrum knows who he is. a chief executive who repeatedly presents himself as a conciliat conciliator, forever searching for the good side of all adversaries and convening summits, in the end comes across as a weightless if not awol, a rorschach test may make for a fine presidential candidate when everyone projects their hopes on the guy. but it doesn't work in the oval office. these days everyone is projecting their fears on obama instead. >> this is what a lot of progressives are saying, it's a fool's game to reach out to republicans to think they want to work with you. they want to work with you on issues like this
Dec 29, 2010 2:00pm EST
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Dec 29, 2010 6:00am EST
in charge. new jersey residents seeing red after governor chris christy left town for a family vacation and so did the lieutenant governor. mike bloomberg is getting flak for streets still buried in snow. >>> 10,000 and counting, that's how many flighting have been canceled. do you believe that? since sunday, the blizzard of 2010 stranding thousands of holiday travelers. many of them forced to spend hours on the tarmac or standing in terminals desperately trying to find a way home this morning. >> it's been a nightmare for a lot of passengers. some of them stuck on the tarmac at jfk up to 11 hours, and that is after a long overseas flight. some travelers spent close to 20 hours on planes before they were finally allowed off. we talked to one dad who went through it with his kids and a passengers right advocate who says what happens is inexcusable. >> we were told we'd have to wait for an hour. then the hour passed and the pilot came on saying, sorry, looks like might be another two hours. two hours would pass and he's saying bad news, i'm sorry to keep giving you bad news, this time it
Dec 20, 2010 6:00pm EST
can tell you that. gentlemen, we have to run. >>> coming up, new jersey governor, chris christi went on national television to mock the american worker after giving tax breaks to millionaires. wooish we're not going to let this bully get away with this one. >>> and i'll show you proof that fox news. >> brainwashing their audience with a bunch of lies. you're watching "the ed show" on msnbc. it's that time of year. time for campbell's green bean casserole. you'll find the recipe at campbell's.® it's amazing what soup can do.™ consider this: these duracell batteries were given... to the mattel children's hospital, u.c.l.a. because when it comes to kids and healing... you're not just powering a toy. you're powering a smile. duracell. trusted everywhere. >>> and it's not too late to let us know what you think. tonight's text survey question is, do it surprise you that the republicans are blocking a bill that provides health care to 9/11 heroes? oh, bayer aspirin? i'm not having a heart attack. it's my back. it works great for pain. [ male announcer ] nothing's pr
Dec 21, 2010 6:00pm EST
, the bully. across the river, chris christie meets his match. president obama is coming back strong. and it might really be over for brett favre. can't we talk him into one more year? you are watching "the ed show" on msnbc. stay with us. to stay fit, you might also want to try lifting one of these. a unique sea salt added to over 40 campbell's condensed soups. helps us reduce sodium, but not flavor. so do a few lifts. campbell's.® it's amazing what soup can do.™ the same old way... consider this: things just got beautifully simple. introducing the duracell mygrid™. simple and smart. it's mygrid™. from duracell. trusted everywhere. think you can only charge one thing at a time...? consider this: drop & go charging for up to 4 devices at once... the duracell mygrid™. simple and smart. it's mygrid™. from duracell. trusted everywhere. whoa! that achy cold needs alka-seltzer plus! it rushes multiple cold fighters, plus a powerful pain reliever, wherever you need it! [ both ] ♪ oh what a relief it is! >>> welcome back to the ed show the battle ground story tonight, amazing,
Dec 22, 2010 4:00am EST
on them. rapid fire response coming up in a moment. >>> plus, the bully. across the river, chris christie meets his match. president obama is coming back strong. and it might really be over for brett favre. can't we talk him into one more year? you are watching "the ed show" on msnbc. stay with us. >>> welcome back to the ed show the battle ground story tonight, amazing, isn't it? civil rights groups are outraged at mississippi governor haley barbour after he praised pro-segregation white citizens councils in the south. in an interview with "the weekly standard," the governor of mississippi said this "you have heard of the citizens councils. up north, they think it was like the kkk. where i come from, it was an organization of town leaders. in yazoo city, they passed a resolution that said anybody who started a chapter of the ku klux klan would get their ass run out of town." well, citizens councils were formed in the 1950s as a mainstream way to fight for racial segregation, after the supreme court ruled that segregated schools were unconstitutional. today, barbour put out a statement to
Dec 30, 2010 5:00pm EST
of today's republican base than mitt romney. i take palin out, chris christie is my dark horse and i say huckabee. >> here's what you're forgetting, the republican primaries, these tea party primaries in off year elections, it's a smaller group of conservatives. when you get into a presidential primary, the republican party is a bigger tent -- >> we all agree -- i got to go to washington and check this out with richard and michelle. is this down to three people? sarah, romney and huckabee? michelle? >> chris, you know, i don't -- i really don't think any of them, when we get to 2012, are going to be in the top slot. i honestly believe that the advent of the tea party has completely changed republican politics for the foreseeable future. i think that the republican party, if it's going to survive, if people want to actually win and end up in the white house in the foreseeable future, i think all of these people's time has come and gone and that the republicans are going to be looking for a new face, someone like a chris christie with a different tone, a different temperament, someone who
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Dec 30, 2010 4:00am EST
responsibilities seriously. >> two more deaths were reported in new jersey where governor chris christie is noticeably absent. he is on vacation in disneyworld in florida. his lieutenant governor staying out of town also. the spokesman issued this statement. all emergency services of the state are functioning as expected and as they normally would in the face of a major winter storm. >> the state senator has been cooperating the clean up. newark new jersey mayor booker was in town and in action. shoveling and tweeting his one million followers. god bless the five guys who helped me to dig a van out. i am grateful for all of the newark's heroes today. the eagles finally played a game. the governor ed wren dale down played the blizzard. the faa reports that flight schedules are back to normal and trains are also back on track. >> back here in new york city coast is estimated one million perinch of snowfall. if those neighbors hold the city would have used half of the 2011 budget for snowfall with this one snow storm alone. >> jamie, thank you for that. >> with republicans set to take contr
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Dec 18, 2010 11:00pm EST
unions. now, the teachers unions, justys as they did with chris christie in new jersey are gearing up tos run ads against andrew cuomo. cuomo is reaching out to theing private unions to see if they'd be willing to run counter adso against those. this is an unprecedented turn. >> kim, one of the issues here,i the states aren't gm,oing to ges any more money from washington,n are they? i mean, the stimulus spending included huge, hundreds of billions for the states, that's, done. that's not coming again. >>fo right. no, you might even call this ths one small political upside ofe i this recession. as joe said, the money has run, out, but it's finally focused public attention on this.c the numbers are astonishing. aree the beginning of 2008, the private sector has lost 8 8 million jobs, but thejobsbut government, state, local and federal, has added 600,000 positions. 600,000.positi the average federal employee earns $123,000 in pay and eye benefits, twice the -- what thea private sector employee gets, and earns programs that private employee sector employees have seen in ages, things like full
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Dec 20, 2010 4:00pm EST
changings. >> 60 minutes hit the issue and talked about california, illinois and new jersey. p is what chris christie had to say. >> if you don't partner with me and get this one in 10 years you will not have a pension. that's the truth. >> those are tough words. you feel the same way. if these deals don't get done, there will not be pensions for state workers. certainly the benefits we promised now would not be there without more money in the system. we would have to trim back benefits or the money will not be there. we are fortunate to have a good work force and retirement system. but the money doesn't work. you pay out more money than you make you go broke. christi aanalis is right. i am determine to fix the system. >> people like to say it is a republican-democrat-issue. it is an old-young issue. workers will take the full benefits at the expense of the younger. do you see that battle playing out? >> i wouldn't call it old and young. i call it dollars and cents. brian. if we don't fix it. the whole system falls apart and we break the promise to the workers. you work for 30 or 20 years an
Dec 21, 2010 9:00am EST
shopping, this is the best week of your life! exactly! >>> well, new jersey governor chris christie finishing up the fir year in office. how do they feel about the sometimes blunt in your face style that he has? approval ratings are topping the political ticker right now. cnn political reporter shannon travis standing by. good to see you. >> hey, there, kyra. so should the govern nor of new jersey chris christie run for president? somebody in new jersey might say, forget about it. we have new poll numbers showing he's down about five points. the approval ratings according to this quinnipiac university poll show the disapproval at 44%. again, that's down about five points since november. a lot of buzz and chatter, he is like a rock star to conservative republicans about a potential 2012 bid. he swatted away a lot of that saying, hey, i have no intentions of running for president in 2012 but people say, hey, maybe he should because he's got a pretty in your face style and people like that. in terms of net neutrality, what is net neutrality? first say that the fcc voting on net neutral
Dec 31, 2010 11:00am EST
. ally. do you love your bank ? >>> governor chris christie noticeably absent during the snowstorm. goods to see you, jim. >> good to see you, attorney. it is a small world in the world of politics as chris christie as found out, the new jersey governor took his family to disney world for a holiday vacation. he took a lot of hits for not returning home to his state from that vacation. he held a press conference earlier this morning where he defended that decision and said this was a gift, a promised gift to my children and i wasn't going to go back on that promise. so he said he was on the cell phone almost continuously while he was down in florida keeping tabs on progress being made to clear all that snow in new jersey. now another governor in a different mess all together. out in new mexico, bill richardson, he had really stirred up a lot of controversy in that state with his decision to perhaps pardon the old wild west outlaw billy the kid. on richardson's final day in office, he decided that he was not going to pardon billy the kid. he even held an online referendum or vote on whether
FOX News
Dec 20, 2010 9:00am EST
't have that money and chris christie, the governor of new jersey, has been in front of every camera for a year as well, talking about this, since he won the election and he said, we don't have the money, we don't have the cash, so you can assume now, there will be some cities and some states will take the tough medicine. okay. do they pull out of it sooner than others? what is the effect or what is the impact on the people living there. >> i think, bill, there are two options here. option number one, is, governors like chris christie go to these unions and say, we cannot afford these pension benefits, and health care benefits, we'll have to renegotiate, move them more in lean with the private sector taxpayers, what they are getting in their pensions and if the unions resist that, bill, i really believe, option number 2, which is, you know, armageddon, for states and cities to start doing -- basically, declaring bankruptcy, and as a way of getting out of these contracts, that they cannot afford and, basically, then once -- as you now, once you declare bankruptcy, then you can renegot
FOX News
Dec 29, 2010 1:00pm EST
governor chris christie who was in disney world with his family and new jersey was also hit. they say what's he doing on vacation when we had a blizzard. bloomberg is not the only politician getting it for this. >> that was a political faux pas by chris christie. so, you know, naturally anything that people can find that his political adversaries can find to hang on him they will hang on him. megyn: it feels kinds of good. what are you going to do, blame god? blame mother nature? if you can have an actual human being standing there who you can point out and yell at, i think it makes people feel better. >> he may be running as a candidate for the presidency sometime soon. i lived in new york when i was a child. i was born in new york. i grew up mostly in chicago. these are snow places. every now and then you are going to get a big snowstorm and you aren't going to get your car out for several days. if you think the government is going to be able to click their heels together three times and make all the snow disappear every time you get a blizzard, you are delusional and kidding yourself. t
FOX News
Dec 6, 2010 1:00pm EST
to be more like chris christie of new jersey, he says i continue disagree with his policies any more but at least he's a voice, he explains passionately held views in concrete plain spoken details and voters know where he stands, whether they disagree with him or agree with him. he was saying president obama could take a lesson from chris christie. >> i mean president obama is probably five plates of ribs away from cristie. megyn: come on, don't make weight jokes. are you in a glass house right now, dick? >> i'm in south carolina, highest heart disease in the country because of our barbecue habits down here, i guess i shouldn't throw that rock. megyn: sometimes it's worth it. >> oh, thanksgiving, fried turkey, how many people out there had fried turkey for thanksgiving, what's what we eat here. megyn: fried anything is really good. we digress, i give you the last point then i've got to go. >> the fact of th the matter is that this president, much like bill clinton tried to accommodate his base, did not go so well and i think you'll see over the next two years what bill clinton did ve
FOX News
Dec 10, 2010 9:00am EST
that in the newspaper. martha: we'll tell you what chris christie was so steamed about. we'll hear more from this heated governor from new jersey. bill: and a cruise ship, loaded with americans, pummeled by waves 30 stories tawvment they are now off that ship. martha: hallelujah! >> it would go from side to side, you know. the side to side bothered me more than the going into them, you know. but it was very exciting! i got my money's worth! bill: for the third year in a row the former alaska governor sarah palin making it on barbara walters' most fascinating list. here's what she told walters about a possible run for the white house in 2012. >> i will run for president if i believe that i have the best shot to win the race. i would run if i believed that other candidates willing to put themselves forward in the name of public service, if they don't have a shot at winning, i would offer myself up. >> so will you go through the primary? >> i'm looking at the lay of the land now, and trying to figure that out, if it's a good thing for the country, for the discourse, for my family, if it's a good thing. >>
Nov 30, 2010 8:00pm EST
. >> there are many presidential hopefuls not on the fox roster. some of my favorite. mitch daniels, chris christie. are they not at a disadvantage? >> of like acting as if we're -- can you imane these people are kind of famous? they are on tv. and they are running for political office. >> all right. let's move. maybe you're right. maybe it's a fascinating fact that they have all converged upon. >> absolutely. >>> okay. wikileaks, which has certainly changed the debate this week about afghanistan, the middle east. what, in your view, somebody who is commentator, what is the responsibility of a media outlet that receive this is data dump to verify it, to check it, to screen it, and make sure that there isn't harm to individuals? >> those are very separate questions. i think that in terms of making sure that there's no harm, i don't know that that's the media's the board. i think that it's uniquely harmful the pentagon pers d for gornment which someone then leaked. these are individual cables and messages that will certainly be taking enormously out of context. and it will be blowing up and has been
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